ImageFIBA Europe has announced the nominees for its annual Player of the Year awards for 2009. Awards will be given in four different categories: Men, Young Men, Women and Young Women. Check all the candidates and find find out where you can vote.

MEN:

 PLAYER  CLUB  NATION
 Dirk Nowitzki  Dallas Mavericks  Germany
 Erazem Lorbek  Barcelona  Slovenia
 Ersan Ilysova  Milwaukee Bucks  Turkey
 Hedo Turkoglu  Toronto Raptors  Turkey
 Igor Rakocevic  Efes Pilsen  Serbia
 Ioannis Bouroussis  Olympiacos  Greece
 Juan Carlos Navarro  Barcelona  Spain
 Lior Eliyahu  Caja Laboral  Israel
 Marcin Gortat  Orlando Magic  Poland
 Milos Teodosic  Olympiacos  Serbia
 Nikola Pekovic  Panathinaikos  Montenegro
 Novica Velickovic  Real Madrid  Serbia
 Pau Gasol  LA Lakers  Spain
 Rudy Fernandez  Portland Blazers  Spain
 Tony Parker  San Antonio Spurs  France
 Vassilis Spanoulis  Panathinaikos  Greece

YOUNG MEN:

 PLAYER  CLUB  NATION
 Antoine Diot  Le Mans  France
 Bojan Bogdanovic  Cibona  Croatia
 Dejan Musli  FMP  Serbia
 Edwin Jackson  Rouen Basket  France
 Enes Kanter  Findley Prep  Turkey
 Jan Vesely  Partizan  Czech Republic
 Jonas Valanciunas  Perlas Vilnius  Lithuania
 Costas Papanikolaou  Olympiacos  Greece
 Kosta Koufos  Utah Jazz  Greece
 Milan Macvan  Hemofarm  Serbia
 Ricky Rubio  Barcelona  Spain
 Robin Benzing  Ratiopharm Ulm  Germany
 Sead Sehovic  Buducnost  Montenegro
 Toni Prostran  Zadar  Croatia
 Xavier Rabaseda  Barcelona  Spain

WOMEN:

 PLAYER  CLUB  NATION
 Amaya Valdemoro  Ros Casares  Spain
 Ana Montana  Ros Casares  Spain
 Anastasiya Veremeenko  Nadezhda Orenburg  Belarus
 Anete Jekabsone-Zogota  Spartak Moscow  Latvia
 Ann Wauters  UMMC Ekateriburg  Belgium
 Anna Vajda  Mizo Pecs  Hungary
 Celine Dumerc  UMMC Ekateriburg  France
 Evanthia Maltsi  ZVVZ USK Prague  Greece
 Jana Vesela  Ros Casares  Czech Republic
 Laura Macchi  Beretta Famila  Italy
 Maria Stepanovic  UMMC Ekateriburg  Russia
 Sandrine Gruda  UMMC Ekateriburg  France
 Shay Doron  Municipal Targoviste  Israel
 Yelena Leuchanka  Galatasaray  Belarus
 Zuzana Zirkova  Frisco Sika Brno  Slovakia

YOUNG WOMEN:

 PLAYER  CLUB  NATION
 Alba Torrens  Salamanca  Spain
 Durdane Gumusay  Botas Spor  Turkey
 Elina BabkinaLa  Challes-les-Eaux  Latvia
 Gintare Petronyte  Athinaikos  Lithuania
 Jelena Milovanovic  Sopron  Serbia
 Katerina Elhotova  Prague  Czech Republic
 Louice Halvarsson  Spartak Moscow  Sweden
 Marta Xargay  Salamanca  Spain
 Melanie Plust  Nantes Reze  France
 Olesia Malashenko  Arras Pays D'Artois  Ukraine
 Sabine Niedola  Liepaja  Latvia
 Sonja Petrovic  Spartak  Serbia

– Winners in each category will be selected by a public and an expert panel vote.

– The winners will be selected based on their performances in 2009 on club and national team level, and up to and including the EuroBasket 2009 and EuroBasket Women 2009 and the FIBA Europe Youth European Championships 2009.

– Players born in 1989 or after are eligible for the young men and young women award.

– Voting will cease in January 2010.

– The winners will be announced through fibaeurope.com in early February and they will be presented with a special trophy at dates and venues to be announced.

YOU CAN VOTE HERE

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